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  • Abengoa commissions its second wind farm in Uruguay

    The Talas del Maciel II project, Cadonal, required an investment of US$127 million. The company is consolidating itself as the leading wind power generator in Uruguay. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has commissioned the Talas del Maciel II wind ...


    By Abengoa

  • Work starts on Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya

    Aurecon has been appointed as owner’s engineer by the project company, Kinangop Wind Park Ltd (KWP), for the construction phase of the 60.8 megawatt wind farm in Kenya’s Kinangop region.  This project has African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) as the majority owner. The project has reached Financial Close and commissioning is expected to occur in mid-2015. The wind ...

  • Fewer pitfalls in the planning and financing of wind farms

    Berlin - 2010/02/03 Poor planning, errors in the logistics, construction delays owing to overlooked permits are just some of the risks in the construction of wind parks which can drive the costs to undreamed of heights, both in the short and long term. Advanced planning can avert these and other, similar gaps during the design and financing stages. In the three-day RENAC wind courses possible ...

  • Sopcawind, a Multidisciplinary Tool for Designing Wind Farms

    The SOPCAWIND tool is a piece of software that facilitates the design of wind farms, bearing in mind not only the aspects of energy productivity but also the possible impact the wind farm may have on the environment, radars or other telecommunications systems in the vicinity. It also assesses acoustic noise, the effect of shadow on nearby housing, and applies criteria for heritage protection or ...

  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

  • Wild Brush Partners With Leading Swiss Renewable Energy Engineering Firm in Large-Scale Wind Farm Project

    Wild Brush Energy (PINKSHEETS: WBRE) and Swiss based New Energy Scout GmbH have signed an agreement in regards to the future construction of a Wild Brush Energy Wind Farm. This signing confirms New Energy Scout's commitment to providing Wild Brush Energy Wind with essential experience and expertise in wind farm development. New Energy Scout GmbH is an engineering and consulting services company ...


  • GE-Powered Santa Catarina Wind Farm goes online in Mexico

    GE (NYSE: GE), Comexhidro Viento, Next Energy de México and Conduit Capital announce the opening of Santa Catarina, the first operational wind farm in Mexico powered by GE wind turbines. Eight GE 2.75-103 turbines are online and are expected to generate 45 gigawatts of power annually. GE also was awarded a ...


    By General Electric

  • Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project Second Phase Update

    A consortium comprised of Marubeni (project integrator), the University of Tokyo (technical advisor), Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan Marine United, Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Hitachi, Furukawa Electric, Shimizu, and Mizuho Information & Research, has been participating in an experimental offshore floating wind farm ...


    By Hitachi Power Systems

  • Fallon opens world`s second largest offshore wind farm

    The second largest offshore wind farm in the world, costing £1.3 billion and generating enough clean electricity to power over half a million homes, was officially opened by the Energy and Business Minister Michael Fallon today. Greater Gabbard, located off the coast of Suffolk, has 140 turbines, and will double in size, once the Galloper wind farm extension is completed in 2017. Offshore ...

  • Siemens and E.ON to build EUR 275m major Danish offshore wind farm

    E.ON has placed an order with Siemens Energy for the supply of 90 wind turbines for the Rødsand II offshore wind farm south of the Danish island of Lolland in the Baltic Sea. With an installed capacity of 207 megawatts (MW) the new project will be one the largest offshore wind farms in the world. The 90 turbines with a rotor diameter of 93 meters and a capacity of 2.3 MW each will be installed in ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Abengoa to develop new 70 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Uruguay

    Abengoa will be responsible for constructing, operating and maintaining the wind farm for 20 years; The project involves a total investment of US $165 million, of which Abengoa will contribute US $6 million in equity, and revenues of US $500 million over a 20 year period Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability ...


    By Abengoa

  • Ballast Nedam Signs Large Contract for Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm

      Ballast Nedam has signed a contract around 250 million Euro with wpd for the engineering, supply and installation of 80 foundations at the Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany. The Butendiek offshore wind farm is located in the German Bight, 32 kilometers west of the German island Sylt. It is expected that financial close of the ...

  • World`s largest offshore wind farm opens in the UK

    The Prime Minister, Secretary of State Edward Davey & Minister Greg Barker open the World’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array. Today, Secretary of State Edward Davey joined the Prime Minister and DECC Minister Greg Barker at the opening of the World’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array, in Margate, Kent. With 175 wind turbines, the Array will ...

  • Blackstone announces Germany`s largest fully financed offshore wind farm

    This month, Blackstone announced the financial closing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process.  The successful financial close of Meerwind helped demonstrate that privately financed projects of this scale are possible and that private capital can play a critical role in accelerating Germany’s shift from legacy fuel types ...

  • Iberdrola Opens West Of Duddon Sands, The Group’s First Offshore Wind Farm

    Today, the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, IBERDROLA Chairman, Ignacio Galan, and DONG Energy Executive Vice President, Samuel Leupold opened West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) offshore windfarm. With an investment of €2 billion, this offshore wind facility developed by IBERDROLA, through its subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, in a joint-venture with Dong Energy was ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Popular TV Programme trusts XL2 for Noise Monitoring of Wind Farms

    Eco Eye, Irelands longest running and most successful environmental documentary series recently turned their attention to Wind Energy using the XL2 sound level meter and weather protected microphone to monitor noise from one of Irelands largest wind farms. In the episode broadcast on the 10th February titled ‘Greening our Electricity’ the renowned Irish journalist Duncan ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • RWE Innogy participates in cost-cutting initiative for offshore wind farms

    RWE Innogy is participating in the British 'Offshore Wind Accelerator' (OWA) initiative launched today by the British Carbon Trust. The Carbon Trust is an independent company founded by the British government in 2001 and aims to avoid CO2 emissions, conserve energy and develop ecologically desirable technology. To this end, Carbon Trust cooperates with companies and government agencies. Under the ...


    By RWE AG

  • Abengoa starts construction of the Tres Mesas wind farm in Mexico

    Consisting of 45 wind turbines with a total capacity of 148.5 MW, this is the first wind farm for which Abengoa is carrying out both the engineering and the construction in Mexico. Abengoa (MCE: ABG. B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has begun construction of the Tres Mesas ...


    By Abengoa

  • Gamesa sells 70 MW Mexican wind farm to Iberdrola

    The development, located in one of Mexico’s windiest regions, will comprise 35 2.0 MW wind turbines Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy and a significant player in the development and sale of wind farms, has sold Iberdrola a wind farm development in Mexico with a future total installed capacity of 70 MW. Gamesa will be in charge of developing and building the ...


    By Gamesa

  • UK Government awards Mainstream CfD for £2bn offshore wind farm

    Mainstream today secured a fifteen year Contract for Difference (CfD) from National Grid for its 450 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm located in the Outer Forth Estuary in the North Sea. The CfD, which was awarded to Mainstream under a competitive tendering process, gives the wind farm an inflation-linked strike price for the electricity it produces for a period of fifteen years. The ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

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